Guillermo Del Toro At Home With Monsters

Author: Guillermo del Toro
Publisher: Insight Editions
ISBN: 9781608878604
Size: 24.78 MB
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The perfect companion piece to an enthralling new exhibition on the visionary work and fervent imagination of director Guillermo del Toro. In 2016, a new exhibit on the work of visionary director Guillermo del Toro will begin at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), before moving on to the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) and the Minneapolis Museum of Art (MIA). This book will be the perfect accompaniment to the exhibition, which focuses on del Toro’s creative process, including the well-defined themes that he obsessively returns to in all his films, the journals in which he logs his ideas, and the vast and inspiring collection of art and pop culture ephemera that he has amassed at his private “man cave,” Bleak House. Filled with imagery from the exhibit, including favorite pieces of art that del Toro has chosen for the exhibit, and pertinent journal pages, the book will further delve further into the director’s world through exclusive in-depth interviews and commentary from notable figures in the art world. Forming a perfect companion to the exhibition, this book will deliver an engrossing look into the mind of one of the great creative visionaries of our time.

Don T Be Afraid Of The Dark Blackwood S Guide To Dangerous Fairies

Author: Guillermo del Toro
Publisher: Disney Electronic Content
ISBN: 1423164229
Size: 34.27 MB
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Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark: Blackwood’s Guide to Dangerous Fairies is a dark and disturbing illustrated novel based on the world of Guillermo del Toro’s film “Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark.” Taking place a hundred years before the movie begins, the book chronicles the travels and explorations of Emerson Blackwood, a young and ambitious natural scientist who quickly discovers there is a mysterious world beyond what his education and peers understand. Follow Blackwood as he travels, discovering more and more about this secret world and the creatures that inhabit it -- creatures that Blackwood quickly realizes are just as interested in him as he is in them, particularly a long-lived and dangerous group of beings that have had centuries of encounters with humanity, creatures that live by eating enamel and bone.... The book, co-written by del Toro and the award-winning Christopher Golden, features illustrations by the director of “Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark,” Troy Nixey.

Guillermo Del Toro S The Shape Of Water

Author: Gina McIntyre
Publisher: Insight Editions
ISBN: 9781683832256
Size: 62.98 MB
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Explore the art and making of Guillermo del Toro's new masterpiece, The Shape of Water, now nominated for thirteen Academy Awards, including Best Director and Best Picture. From master storyteller Guillermo del Toro comes The Shape of Water—an other-worldly fairy tale set against the backdrop of the Cold War-era United States circa 1962. In the hidden high-security government laboratory where she works, lonely Elisa (Sally Hawkins) is trapped in a life of silence and isolation. Elisa’s life is changed forever when she and coworker Zelda (Octavia Spencer) discover a secret classified experiment. Rounding out the cast are Michael Shannon, Richard Jenkins, Michael Stuhlbarg, and Doug Jones. Guillermo del Toro's The Shape of Water: Creating a Fairy Tale for Troubled Times chronicles the entire filmmaking journey, from development to design to filming. Featuring interviews and commentary from key actors and members of the creative team, the book also showcases the amazing concept art and design work created for the film. For del Toro fans and movie lovers everywhere, it’s the perfect way to explore this exciting new movie from a master filmmaker known for his poignant storytelling and visual grandeur.

Guillermo Del Toro Hardcover Blank Sketchbook

Author: Guillermo del Toro
Publisher: Insights
ISBN: 9781608874378
Size: 24.97 MB
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Inspired by the fabled journals in which acclaimed filmmaker Guillermo del Toro records his innermost thoughts and unleashes his vivid imagination, this deluxe sketchbook is designed to spark boundless creativity in its owner. Opening with an inspirational message from del Toro, this sketchbook includes reproductions of a number of pages from his own visionary journals, before giving way to blank pages on which you can create your own unique works of art. With sturdy construction and sewn binding, this sketchbook lies flat, and the 192 blank, acid-free pages of high-quality heavy stock paper take both pen and pencil nicely to invite a flow of inspiration. Includes a ribbon placeholder, elastic enclosure, and 6.5 x 9.75-inch back pocket, perfect for holding photographs and mementos. Copyright (c) 2015 Guillermo del Toro

Guillermo Del Toro

Author: Keith McDonald
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 1501308610
Size: 36.97 MB
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A critical study of the work of the Mexican director and producer Guillermo del Toro.

Guillermo Del Toro Cabinet Of Curiosities

Author: Guillermo Del Toro
Publisher: Harper Design
ISBN: 9780062082848
Size: 53.59 MB
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Over the last two decades, writer-director Guillermo del Toro has mapped out a territory in the popular imagination that is uniquely his own, astonishing audiences with Cronos, Hellboy, Pan's Labyrinth, and a host of other films and creative endeavors. Now, for the first time, del Toro reveals the inspirations behind his signature artistic motifs, sharing the contents of his personal notebooks, collections, and other obsessions. The result is a startling, intimate glimpse into the life and mind of one of the world's most creative visionaries. Complete with running commentary, interview text, and annotations that contextualize the ample visual material, this deluxe compendium is every bit as inspired as del Toro is himself. Contains a foreword by James Cameron, an afterword by Tom Cruise, and contributions from other luminaries, including Neil Gaiman and John Landis, among others.

Crimson Peak The Art Of Darkness

Author: Mark Salisbury
Publisher: Titan Books
ISBN: 9781783293711
Size: 27.70 MB
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A powerful blend of psychological thriller, gothic horror, and romance, 'Crimson Peak' sees del Toro return to the genre he helped define. This book chronicles the creative journey behind the film, showing how del Toro's sublimely sinister story was dynamically rendered for the screen. It features a number of special removable items, interviews with the director and crew and a broad range of spectacular concept art.